In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(space)espacio masculineleave a gap between the desks — deja un espacio entre los escritorios
- leave a generous gap between the bulbs — deje bastante espacio entre los bulbos
- look out for a gap in the traffic — espera a que no pase nada
- the light filtered in through a gap — la luz se filtraba por una rendija
- a gap in the hedge — un claro / un hueco en el seto
- she has a gap between her front teeth — tiene los dientes de adelante separados
- Last summer when the park shut at 8pm, teenagers would sneak through a gap in the hedge and congregate in groups.
- Shafts of light danced in through gaps between the planks.
- The metal work done on the aft booms was of poor quality, with putty applied in an attempt to cover over gaps around screw holes.
- In the distance where the land dips away, neighbouring fields are surrounded by scrubby hedges with large gaps.
- There should not be any holes or gaps at the bottom of the fence or around the gate.
- Yesterday we plugged the gap in the hedge with two new buddleia plants.
- An officer patrolling the Murton area in the early hours of today noticed a large gap in the hedge on Moor Lane and investigated.
- So after all my regular warnings about the right way to clip hedges, you find yourself with a hedge that has gaps all along its base.
- However, there were gaps around the curtain where you could see inside.
- He watches carefully where he treads so as to avoid some of the bigger holes and gaps between the half-rotten floorboards.
- These holes, and the gaps left by her quickly vanishing superstructure allowed easy and safe access for divers.
- Radon from the ground gets into buildings mainly through cracks in floors or gaps around pipes or cables.
- A lack of legs helps them fit into tight gaps and crevices and down narrow holes.
- The gaps in the cotoneaster hedge were plugged with holly and box.
- But in my rush I could not find a gap in the hedge to get through to the main road.
- The rain entered the building through literally hundreds of ducts, gaps, cracks, crevices and half-open windows and vents.
- After the molding is put up, use wood putty to fill visible nail holes and small gaps for a seamless look.
- Select a tree that is uniformly shaped on all sides without gaps or holes where branches are broken or missing.
- We ended up with scaffolds built from these approaches that only had small holes where the gaps were.
- Once we got there, we crept through the small gap in the overgrown hedges that served as the entranceway.
2.1(in argument, knowledge)laguna feminine
- The work of COMGAS is diverse and eclectic, connected by a desire to explore the gaps and spaces in the fabric of cultural production.
- As a result, salary gaps between different sports and between individual players can be quite large.
- Critical gaps extracted from different reference-line scenarios were also examined.
- Equality campaigners believe the move is a major step forward in trying to close the gender pay gap.
- The festival in June aims to bridge the gap between different periods and traditions.
- These seem to fill in the gaps between the different excerpts that make up most of the book.
- They describe some gaps in the literature and provide some suggestions for future research.
- Someday we'll have the will again to tackle all the other gaps that divide us.
- What struck him while interviewing him were the gaps in his life story.
- However, work would need to be undertaken with the organisations to ensure a full review of the situation identifies any gaps or overlaps in the current system.
- The gap in the current literature exists when we consider race and gender.
- But his chances of bridging the gap with only five racing days to go are virtually non-existent.
- A wide gap exists between the majority of the government and the wishes of the people.
- However a lapse of almost two years since the last scheme has left a gap in continuity.
- Employers are ditching company schemes, yet no-one seems to be bridging the gap with private savings.
- If closing the gap between different income brackets is the name of the game, let it be across the board.
- Our children will never have equal opportunity unless, once and for all, we close the ever-widening achievement gap.
- We also confronted the challenges and exerted our utmost efforts to bridge the various gaps and differences existing in the region.
- The next government must close the gaps between different strands of support services.
- How many times over the years has the music industry played up records bridging the gap between jazz and hip hop?
- Fortunately, there are players out there who are bridging the gap between art and entertainment.
- In one cut, the film leaps across great gaps in time and space - only a press kit could tell me what was supposed to have happened.
- In all of the eight categories massive price gaps or quote differentials existed.
- If there is such a collective acceptance of holes and gaps in the theory of evolution then why is there such loyalty to only the one idea.
- This gap is the difference between a firm's present distribution system and the potential for it to be increased.
- Faculty losses have left gaps in the geography department.
- When considering social issues in particular judges must not substitute their own views to fill gaps.
- A widening gender pay gap is created and overall, working mothers' employment potential becomes limited.
- Nonetheless, this book nicely fills some gaps in the literature on Southern slavery.
- Career gaps are no longer viewed with suspicion and they can actually enhance your prospects, she writes.
- Bridging the gap between paper and the network - this is the most important new technology for a decade.
- It simply made no difference because the gap between reality and policy is irreconcilable.
- So, unfortunately, we have a huge gap in our knowledge.
- This will then leave a major gap in the trained, professional sector in years to come.
- He said the Government had an historic opportunity to close the growing income gap in Ireland.
- Some processors are working with third parties to identify gaps in their security situation.
- Like Patricia, they want to fill in the missing gaps, the apparent holes and spaces in the very surface of the text.
- A biography would bore her, she says, preferring to fill in the gaps left by earlier writers and to give them a fresh, contemporary perspective.
- For example, when a nurse cares for two or more patients and must divide attention between them there is a potential for gaps in the continuity of care.
- There is a huge gap between rich and poor countries across a range of health measures.
2.2(in time)intervalo masculineinterrupción femininein the gaps between mouthfuls — entre bocado y bocado
2.3(disparity)distancia femininebrecha femininethe gap between supply and demand — la distancia / la brecha entre la oferta y la demanda
- to bridge the gap — salvar la distancia
2.4(void)vacío masculineher death left a terrible gap in my life — su muerte dejó un terrible vacío en mi vida
- to fill / plug a gap in the market — llenar un vacío / un hueco en el mercado
3Electricity Motor vehiclesseparación entre los electrodos feminine
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